Linoleum Industry, Kirkcaldy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 5th October 1939.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Kennedy Mr Thomas Kennedy , Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

asked the Minister of Labour the number of skilled and unskilled workers now employed in the Kirkcaldy district linoleum industry, showing the number of men, women, youths and girls in the industry?

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith

As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, if I may, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply;

The table below gives the available statistics relating to insured persons in the oilcloth, linoleum, etc., industry in the Kirkcaldy district.

Kirkcaldy Employment Exchange.
Estimated numbers insured, employed and unemployed, at July, 1938 (based on the numbers of unemployment books exchanged).Numbers recorded as unemployed at nth September, 1939–
Men aged 18–64.2,47082
Boys aged 14–17.130
Women aged 18–64.5707
Girls aged 14–17.1502
Total …3.3291
Separate figures are not available in respect of skilled and unskilled workers.